Minnesota's native bee population remains a mystery for researchers

June 23, 2015

Dan Cariveau[6/23/15Dr. Dan Cariveau, a future Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Entomology, set to arrive in late August this year, was interviewed this week on MPR in anticipation of his upcoming move to Minnesota. While handling a variety of questions, Dan noted that there could be ~500 species of native bees in the state. Dan is currently completing his Post-doctoral Associate position in bee research at Rutgers University, in New Jersey. Dan is excited about moving to Minnesota and working on native bee ecology and pollinator health in Minnesota! Listen to his interview on MPR.